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Feel Good Inspiring thoughts

Happylife
Blue Voices Member
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Hi all, I love to read positive thoughts to inspire and brighten the day, so just thought of sharing and starting a thread. Hope you all feel good reading and sharing😊

 

For starters :

"Every day may not be good, but there is something good in every day"

 

"Tough times never last, but tough people do"

 

Take care...

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Fiatlux
Community Member

Hi HappyLife,

 

Several years ago I had a wonderful friend who has since passed away, but we always shared our thoughts on Buddhist philosophy and teachings. Prior to COVID we spent time together at a Buddhist retreat, that was wonderful and enlightened to say the least.

 

I have once again turned to Buddha to help me through the tough times ahead.  The following is a passage from an article entitled, I Vow Not To Burn Out.

I love this section from the poem “Bodhisattva Vows” by Albert Saijo:

 

… YOU’RE SPENDING ALL

YOUR TIME & ENERGY GETTING OTHER PEOPLE

OFF THE SINKING SHIP INTO LIFEBOATS BOUND

GAILY FOR NIRVANA WHILE THERE YOU ARE

SINKING – & OF COURSE YOU HAD TO GO & GIVE

YOUR LIFEJACKET AWAY – SO NOW LET US BE

CHEERFUL AS WE SINK – OUR SPIRIT EVER

BUOYANT AS WE SINK…

 

I smile when I read this as this describes my dear friend precisely. Fiatlux 🙏🏼

 

Happylife
Blue Voices Member
Blue Voices Member

Hi Fiatlux,

 

Thanks for sharing, this is very inspiring.

Sorry to hear about your wonderful friend🙏

 

Take care

Happylife
Blue Voices Member
Blue Voices Member

Some beautiful lines about Happiness -

 

"Happiness is not having a lot. Happiness is giving a lot"

 

"There is no path to Happiness, Happiness is the path"

 

 

Happylife
Blue Voices Member
Blue Voices Member

Some words of encouragement :

 

"Just one small positive thought in the morning can change your whole day"

 

"Believe you can and you're halfway there"

You're stronger than you think. Keep going step by step.

 

Hugs to all...

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and his organisers sometimes planned their protests around 11am so the people who were arrested would get lunch in jail and wouldn’t have to wait hours to eat.

 

Every movement is made of real people, and every action is broken down into separate tasks. 🙏🏼

Happylife
Blue Voices Member
Blue Voices Member

"All stress, anxiety, depression is caused when we ignore who we are, and start living to please others"

 

Be yourself, you are the BEST version of YOU...

"This too shall pass"

 

Been repeated a million times but it's something I try to remember a lot.

Happylife
Blue Voices Member
Blue Voices Member

"There is a crack in everything, that's how the light gets in"

 

"Self-care is how you take your power back"

Happylife
Blue Voices Member
Blue Voices Member

Good morning all, start of the week -

- a cup of hot hello,

- a plate of crispy wishes,

- a spoon of sweet smiles

- and a slice of great success to everyone.

 

Hope you all feel fantastic everyday😊🙏